Asset management

Eurex to launch suite of derivatives using MSCI Dividend Point Indexes

Eurex, one of the largest derivatives exchanges, has selected MSCI to provide the indices for a new range of dividend futures contracts. Based on three new MSCI Dividend Point Indexes – the MSCI EM Dividend Point Index, the MSCI EAFE Dividend Point Index and the MSCI World Dividend Point Index...
Three Asian economies still dominate world GDP growth

Paul Hsiao, Economist at PineBridge Investments explains that Asian ex-Japan economies (Asian economies excluding Japan) are still dominating world GDP growth. Asia ex-Japan remained the fastest growing geographical region in the world in 2018 despite weaker currencies, a slowdown in...
NZ Super Fund takes important step to improve transparency

Records of how the NZ Super Fund has voted at listed company AGMs are now available on the Fund's website. Anne-Maree O'Connor, Head of Responsible Investment, says the move is a step forward for transparency, and in line with leading investment management practices globally. Stakeholders can now...
ESMA report values EU AIF at EUR 4.9 trillion

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) today published its first statistical report on European Union (EU) alternative investment funds (AIF). The study finds that the EU AIF sector in 2017, as measured by net asset value (NAV), amounted to EUR 4.9 trillion or nearly one third of the...
Indian PE and VC assets reach US$28 billion


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